It’s the beginning of the new year, which means that tax season is upon us. For a lot of people, tax season comes with a whirlwind of paperwork, deadlines, and, let’s be honest, stress. But fear not, fellow filers! W.B. Mason is here to equip you with the essential tools and supplies you might need to navigate the tax season with ease and efficiency. We’ve listed our top five picks for this year, but let’s face it – the list could go on and on. After all, you can never have too many supplies!
Whether you’re a seasoned tax pro or a nervous newbie, W.B. Mason has something for everyone. Here are the top five products we’ve come up with to help streamline your filing process and ensure a smooth tax season:
1. Secure Shredders:
One of the top priorities for a lot of people can be to keep sensitive financial documents safe. W.B. Mason offers a wide range of high-security shredders to pulverize your tax returns, receipts, and other confidential documents into confetti-sized oblivion. Here are some of the high-quality shredders we offer that can handle paper as well as CDs, DVDs, credit cards, paper clips, and more:
- Fellows Powershred Cross-Cut Shredder, 75Cs, non-continuous, 12 Page Capacity, 7-Gal, Silver/Black
- Kensington Office Assist M200-HS Anti-Jam Shredder, Micro Cut
- HSM of America Pure 420c Cross-Cut Shredder, 9.2-gal Easte Capacity
2. Efficient Organizers:
Tame the paper avalanche this tax season with sturdy organizers and cabinets that can fit even the thickest of files. W.B. Mason’s has tons of desktop organizers and filing cabinets to keep your tax forms, receipts, and notes neatly categorized, safe, and readily accessible. W.B. Mason has lots of choices for both large and small fining needs:
- Safco® Mesh Desk Organizer, 1 Vertical/3 Horizontal Sections, 16 1/4 in x 9 in x 8 in, Black
- Durable VARICOLOR® Desktop 10 Drawer Organizer, 11 in W x 11 3/8 in H x 14 in D, Color Labeled Tags, Charcoal
- HON 510 Series Vertical File, 2 Drawers, Letter Width, 15 in W x 25 in D x 29 in H, Black
3. Reliable Printers and Ink:
Ensure smooth printing of tax forms and supporting documents with the help of reliable printers and ink cartridges. The HP OfficeJet Pro 7740 Wireless All-in-One Printer is a versatile printer that handles printing, scanning, copying, and faxing with ease. Don’t forget to stock up on high-quality ink cartridges like the HP 952 Black Ink Cartridge for uninterrupted printing. After all, tax season can be a busy time of year, so don’t run out of ink or toner!
4. Time-Saving Calculators:
Crunching those numbers with confidence and accuracy is important when it comes to doing taxes. Whether you do your own taxes, or those of someone else, it can be crucial that the numbers are correct. Whether you like more of a fancy calculator with numbers and letters, or a plain jane with just the basics, W.B. Mason offers a variety of calculators to suit your needs. Check out the Sharp EL-W516TBSL Calculator which can tackle complex calculations, while the Victor 6500 Executive Desktop Loan Calculator is a reliable choice for basic arithmetic.
5. Stress-Relieving Essentials:
Tax season can be taxing (pun intended!). To ease the stress and busyness of it all, soothe your filing frenzy with some self-care essentials. Stock up on your favorite coffee and tea to fuel your late-night filing sessions and keep a stash of healthy snacks like nuts and granola bars to help avoid hangry meltdowns. It can also be a good idea to take breaks and stretch to avoid burnout. Tax season may entail some long and gruesome days, but we are all human, so be sure to take care of yourself during this time. Here are some of W.B. Mason’s top caffeine contenders that can keep you chugging along:
- Green Mountain Coffee French Vanilla Coffee K-Cup® Pods, 24/Box
- Bigelow Flavor Assorted Tea Packs, Six Flavors, Caffeinated, 168/Case
- Maxwell House Coffee, Regular Ground, 30.6 oz Cannister
Of course, there are so many other products and items to help make tax season more bearable that weren’t on this list. Things such as planners and calendars to stay up to date on deadlines, desktop scanners for your own record keeping, good quality pens, and file folders to keep your files organized. Tax forms are also important to have, so be sure to stock up on 2023 forms from TOPS™ ahead of time.
By equipping yourself with these top five products from W.B. Mason, you can conquer tax season with confidence, organization, and maybe even a little less stress. Remember, preparation is key! So, start shopping for your favorite supplies now and stay organized. Happy filing!
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Totally The Bomb. The 5 Best Tax Organizing Supplies To Get You Prepared For Tax Season. (https://totallythebomb.com/tax-organizing-supplies) Accessed January 3, 2024.